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the brown act which gave california its open meetings laws, and in a little-noticed act, he signed the bill that ended legal racial segregation in california schools. i'll return to that in just a minute. he was, through all of that, a guy gantically dominant figure in california politics. he was elected three times, 1942, 1946 and 1950, each a race of some historic importance. he is, by the way, the only person elected three times to govern california. in 1942 he beat an incumbent democrat, olson, despite fdr's popularity nationally and within the state, despite the fact that the state and country were at war. in 1950, his last election, he did one better than beating an ally of fdr, he beat fdr's son, jimmy roosevelt, by more than a million votes. and in 1946's election he achieved the remarkable and by today's standards sort of unimaginable feat of winning not only the republican party nomination for governor, but the democratic nomination as well. [laughter] yeah. give that a moment's thought. [laughter] um, he is the only person ever nominated by both parties to govern california. it w
one of the things that has stuck with me is yon black and brown men, young boys are not accepting. culturally part of it is societal but the dinosaur had the ice age. we have education and technology. they did not make the adjustment it is not here. if the black brown mail this not make the adjustment they will not be here. we have to make it safe for our children to be smart, respectful, individua ls because what i was a boy i wanted to be excepted so bad i or myself to me i try. i will never let that happen again. to say if i cannot change the people around me you have to be afraid to stand by yourself that is the clearest it will ever be. there is a tendency to be accepted so bad people have all kinds of estimations but a man would do anything to take care of the family. not that i would not do that. and a woman sought a man who do anything you could do it every wanted the you will deal with the man. but we left young boys like you by yourself to figure out. so that is to make it safe quote for the boys to grow. [applause] scott. >> my father used to say not making a choice is
as a future presidential hopeful. for example, scott brown hadn't even been sworn in yet in massachusetts, and the url scott brown -- or scott brown twinkled.com was already purchased. but so many women have been in washington for so many years as legislators and working on important work come and get their names never bubbled to the top. we were curious why not. >> how did you decide you wanted to write this book? all three of you studied similar topics, but how did this book actually come about? >> your idea, ted. spent i guess it was my idea. i've been a political nerd since i was, you know, i don't, my parents still remember my sister and i in 1960 staging a nixon-kennedy debate. my owl the beat her rabbit. and during all of those years of nerd am, -- nerdom, a magazine issues had come out way in advance of the presidential election, that we previewed the eight or 10 or 12 people who ought to be considered. and it is simply struck me after seeing so many of those issues in so many magazines that women were not making it on to that list. they were not being thought to be presidential.
he is a hopeful scott brown was not even sworn been and scott brown 2012.com was already purchase. but so many women had been in washington as legislators working on important work but we were curious why not? >> how did you decide to write the book? you have studied similar topics but how did that come about? >> i guess it was my idea. my parents still remember my sister and by staging the annexing kennedy debate. [laughter] mitel a fined beat her rabbit. [laughter] but it was the magazine issues coming out way it in advance to preview the eight or 10 or 12 people who ought to be considered and it struck me with men were not being presidential. evander and addis an academic that was the origin of the book. >> ted originally proposed this so you can take conference papers in to a publication. we each did two with men there was an editor who was in the audience who said can you expand this? we said sure. then it was picking and choosing the. >> often i hear people say i don't know who they are. little known on the national stage. why not? >> i think and know the answer. is there a
the bill that cuts would has browned potatoes and onions because i have never tasted before. honored departure she wrote a letter to ronald reagan describing the time she had spent in america doing what she liked best, looking at beautiful thoroughbreds and walking in the wide-open spaces by the absence. the american west had a long held a fascination for the queen. one of her most intriguing american friends has been a monty roberts, a california cowboy who is known as the horse whisperer for his humane techniques to train horses in a circular pen. she was so impressed by what she had read about his approach that she invited him to demonstrate his technique at windsor castle in 1989. come show me this lion's cage of yours, she said. do i need a whip and change? as montae recalled to me, said that not only with the twinkle but that her message addressing him clearly her talent put him at ease. his demonstration was a big success, and the queen and the cowboys struck up a fast. over lunch in the castle garden she asked him numerous questions i saw mine open up, he recalled. when he to
whose words they immediately obeyed. he culminated the segregationists of will service and after brown versus board of education, and he ordered the integration of the central high school in little rock and the demonstrations there which blocked the desegregation eisenhower ordered the 101st airborne division from fort campbell to little rock to enforce desegregation with a forceful message to everyone in the south that the desegregation integration was the loss of land and eisenhower was going to support it with the armed forces of the united states. what a powerful message. [applause] but finally, eisenhower did not take the lead in rgb advantages of integration as john f. kennedy and lyndon johnson to. eisenhower felt this was a difficult till -- pill to swallow and the best way to get them to do that was to stress that this was the law. this was the rule of law and he is president was going to take care of the law. it made it much easier, and easier pill for the south to swallow. [applause] >> jonathan is great to be with you today and with all the booklovers at this fabulous festi
browns. and they gave bush entrÉe into his own texas rangers, which is one, the only lucrative investment he ever made. he put his vixen a dozen dollars and came away with about $15 million. and this company, smart tag, which started out as a legitimate technology company soon became a republican operation. and it's all good while the republicans are conservative groups should have their websites and so forth. but this is very unusual and i saw george w. bush 43 was fair. the republican committee hosted it websites. hundreds and hundreds of conservative groups were there. again, that is all fine and well. this company, which is highly, highly partisan also overtime required in contracts that i think probably should not have gone to such a partisan company. in the me just say two. one was if you're in the white house to meet your e-mail according to the presidential records are public documents and they're supposed to be hosted on whitehouse.gov. the rose made sure his e-mails were hosted on smart tack in any of his staffers, other people in the white house also had their e-mails there. so
wondered how scott brown one in massachusetts. i lived there and i talk there. there are such things as democrats in massachusetts, but there are more enrolled independent voters. over 40% of voters. usa today said that people are fleeing from the political parties, they don't want to be tied to this political party. they don't want to give situation where you have a congress, where if you want to be on the committee, sir, i do not know you, but let me assume that you are a whiz at math and you know finance and economics and you want to be on the ways and means committee. everything fits. i would say to you if i was one of the party leaders. you know, i am willing to put you on the committee. you can make good laws, but you have to promise before we give you that committee position that you are going to stick with the party line on the these things. you haven't even heard a hearing and you haven't seen the bills, but you have to promise that you're going to stick to the party. that is the way that it works. here are some of my recommendations, proposals, in 2006, the people of washin
. it was in a brown tablet and you plucked it in water, and drank it and all was made well. it brought comfort to your life. the catalogs at the time were actually magazines. so instead of what we would see at catalog or the montgomery catalog. we have the magazines full of story and in the story you needed to take up thing. would make your life better in some waits, these are a precure or so of social networking. tcht way to bipass advertiser. bipass traditional publishes and sell your product directly to the market. it was late 19th century through mid early 20th century. 1880s to 1930s because particularly augusta had access to the -- [inaudible] and to make paper. water and rail transit, things were published here. it made more sense to actually print the period kls in accuss that and ship them out. augusta has the enormous post office which is a castle. no longer in use as the post office the current post office is a small building. at that time we were shipping incredible amounts of magazines all over the world. .. they published news articles. they publish biographies of the people of the time.
presided over several historic cases including brown versus board of education which desegregated schools griswald katie connecticut which assembles the constitutional right of privacy and prayer in public schools. sworn in as chief justice of the u.s. supreme court on october the fifth 1953. this is a little under an hour. ..
brown is the author. what is a gay writer? >> is writing about gay men and women about their firsthand experience in their fiction and their poetry and in their place. you're not pretending to be some of somebody you're not. you are telling the truth from your own firsthand experience. the book, i talk about, i wasn't qualified to include women too. but so many gay and lesbians both are writing from their firsthand experiences you might who are some of the early gay american writers a profile? >> i begin with truman capote, who published their first major books within weeks of each other. i follow that with allen ginsberg, james baldwin, christopher isherwood, tennessee williams was also working at this time too, this is like the first wave, and they caught a lot of grief for what they wrote. right after world war ii, homosexuality was illegal in all 48 states. you couldn't talk openly as a gay person. but you could write fiction about it and say i'm not writing about myself, i'm writing about these other people who are fictional. everybody saw through this white lie and understood wha
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